Chapter 10 Creating Cross Sections of the Design

One of the requirements for a successful and efficient design process is the ability to visualize the design in many different ways. So far, you have explored how profiles can give you more insight into your design by providing you with an alternate way to see and interact with it. In this chapter, you’ll examine the use of cross sections to visualize and display your design in yet another way: by slicing through it in a perpendicular direction.

In the AutoCAD® Civil 3D® software, there are two primary approaches to viewing and documenting your design in cross-section view. For design purposes, you use a Civil 3D feature called the Section Editor that enables you to analyze and modify your ...

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